Identity (Critical Concepts in Sociology)

Identity (Critical Concepts in Sociology)

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A term of antique provenance, 'identity' has developed and cohered into a critical concept in contemporary social and cultural analysis. However, the daunting quantity (and variable quality) of the available research exploring the many, often controversial, issues attendant upon identity-and the breadth and complexity of the canon on which it draws-makes it difficult to discriminate the useful from the tendentious, superficial, and otiose. That is why this new title in the highly regarded Routledge series, Critical Concepts in Sociology, is so timely. It answers the urgent need for a wide-ranging collection to provide easy access to the key items of scholarly literature, material that is often inaccessible or scattered throughout a variety of specialist journals and books. In four volumes, this new collection addresses key theories of identity, ranging from classical accounts to postmodern, psychoanalytic, and feminist approaches. Substantive sections interrogate racial, ethnic, gendered, queer, consumerist, virtual, and global identities, amongst others. Moreover, the gathered materials also make sense of the revolutionary effects that debates on identity continue to have on research agendas and ways of thinking in sociology, and across the social sciences and humanities more generally. Identity is supplemented with a full index, and includes a comprehensive introduction, newly written by the editors, which places the collected material in its historical and intellectual context. It is destined to be valued by scholars and students, and researchers as a vital resource.

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Edited and with a new introduction by Anthony Elliott, Director of the Hawke Research Institute, where he is Research Professor of Sociology at the University of South Australia.

Contents

VOLUME I: DISCOVERING THE SUBJECT 1. J. Owens, 'The Self in Aristotle', Review of Metaphysics, 1998, 41, 4, 707-22. 2. C. Marshall, 'Kant's Metaphysics of the Self', Philosopher's Imprint, 2010, 10, 8, 1-18. 3. G. W. F. Hegel, H. C. Brockmeyer, and W. T. Harris, 'The Phenomenology of Spirit', Journal of Speculative Philosophy, 1868, 2, 2, 94-9. 4. A. Tocqueville, 'Democracy in America', trans. H. Reeve (Century Co., Mass., 1898). 5. F. Nietzsche, 'First Essay: "Good and Evil", "Good and Bad"', On the Genealogy of Morality, ed. K Ansell-Pearson (Cambridge University Press, 2006), pp.10-34. 6. K. Marx and F. Engels, 'The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof', Capital: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production, Vol. 1 ('Commodities and Money'). 7. M. Weber, 'The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism' [1930], The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, trans. T. Parsons (Routledge, 1992), pp. 13-38. 8. E. Durkheim, 'The Dualism of Human Nature and its Social Conditions', Durkheimian Studies, 2005, 11, 1, 35-45. 9. G. Simmel, 'The Stranger', The Sociology of George Simmel, trans. K. Wolff (Free Press, 1950), pp. 402-8. 10. M. Heidegger, 'The Principle of Identity' [1957], Identity and Difference, trans. J. Stambaugh (Harper & Row, 1969), pp. 23-41. 11. T. Adorno, 'Sociology and Psychology', New Left Review, 1967, I, 46, 67-80. 12. M. Mauss, 'A Category of the Human Mind: The Notion of "Persons"; the Notion of "Self"', in M. Carrithers, S. Collins, and S. Lukes (eds.), The Category of the Person: Anthropology, Philosophy, History, trans. W. D. Halls (Cambridge University Press, 1985), pp. 1-25. 13. G. H. Mead, 'The Social Self', Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, 1913, 10, 14, 347-80. 14. S. Freud, 'The Ego and the Id' [1927], Sigmund Freud: The Ego and the Id, ed. John D. Sutherland, trans. Roan Riviere and James Strachey (Hogarth Press and International Analytical Library, 1967). 15. H. Erikson, 'The Problem with Ego Identity', Psychology, Psychoanalysis, 1956, 4, 1, 56-72. 16. J. Lacan, 'The Mirror Stage as Formative of the I Function' [1949], Ecrits, trans. B. Fink (W. W. Norton and Company, 2006), pp. 63-81. 17. E. Benveniste, 'Subjectivity in Language', Problems in General Linguistics (University of Miami Press, 1971), pp. 223-30. 18. R. Barthes, 'Language (Langue) and Speech', Writing Degree Zero & Elements of Semiology (Jonathan Cape, 1967). 19. J. Habermas, 'On Systematically Distorted Communication', Inquiry, 1970, 13, 1, 205-18. 20. J. Derrida, 'Difference', Margins of Philosophy, trans. A. Bass (The Harvester Press, 1982), pp. 1-27. VOLUME II: THEORIZING IDENTITY 21. A. F. Shand, 'The Qualities of Character', The Foundations of Character (Macmillan, 1914), pp. 94-104. 22. W. Reich, 'The Expressive Language of the Living', Character Analysis (Farrar, Strauss and Girous, 1972 (originally published in 1945)), pp. 355-8. 23. D. Reisman, 'Some Types of Character and Society', The Lonely Crowd: A Study of the Changing American Character (Yale University Press, 1950), pp. 3-35. 24. M. Klein, 'Our Adult World and its Roots in Infancy', Human Relations, 1959, 12, 291-303. 25. E. Goffman, 'Introduction', The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life (Anchor Books, 1959), pp. 1-9. 26. C. Calhoun, 'Morality, Identity and Historical Explanation: Charles Taylor on the Sources of the Self', Sociological Theory, 1991, 9, 2, 232-63. 27. L. Strauss, 'The Individual as a Species', The Savage Mind (Garden City Press, 1966). 28. H. Marcuse, 'The Obsolescence of the Freudian Concept of Man', Five Lectures: Psychoanalysis, Politics and Utopia (Beacon Press, 1970), pp. 44-61. 29. D. H. Wrong, 'The Oversocialized Conception of Man in Modern Sociology', American Sociological Review, 1961, 26, 2, 183-93. 30. C. Geertz, 'The Impact of the Concept of Culture on the Concept of Man', The Interpretations of Culture (Basic Books, 1973), pp. 1-15. 31. S. Lukes, 'The Meanings of Individualism', Journal of the History of Ideas, 1973, 32, 1, 46-66. 32. H. Cixous and K. Cohen, 'The Character of Character', New Literary History, 1974, 5, 2, 383-402. 33. C. Castoriadis, 'Power, Politics, Autonomy', in D. Curtis (ed.), Philosophy, Politics, Autonomy (Oxford University Press, 1991), pp. 143-74. 34. N. Elias, The Society of Individuals (Continuum, 1991), pp. 3-66. 35. P. Ricoeur, 'Memory and Forgetting', in R. Kearney and M. Dooley (eds.), Questioning Ethics: Contemporary Debates in Philosophy (Routledge, 1999), pp. 5-11. 36. M. Foucault, 'Technologies of the Self', in L. Martin, H. Gutman, and P. Hutton (eds.), Technologies of the Self: A Seminar with Michel Foucault (University of Massachsetts Press, 1988), pp. 16-49. 37. L. Althusser, 'Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses (Notes Toward an Investigation)', Lenin and Philosophy and Other Essays, trans. B. Brewster (Monthly Review Press, 1971), pp. 127-86. 38. J. Kristeva, 'The Soul and the Image', New Maladies of the Soul (Columbia University Press, 1995), pp. 3-27. 39. R. Unger, 'Introduction', Passion: An Essay on Personality (The Free Press, 1984), pp. 3-47. VOLUME III: SITUATING IDENTITY Part 1: Psychoanalysis 40. T. H. Ogden, 'On Projective Identification', International Journal of Psycho-analysis, 1979, 60, 357-73. 41. D. W. Winnicott, 'Transitional Objects and Transitional Phenomena', Playing and Reality (Tavistock Publications, 1971), pp. 1-19. 42. N. J. Chodorow, 'Gender as a Personal and Cultural Construction', Signs, 1995, 20, 3, 516-44. 43. J. Benjamin, 'Deconstructing Femininity: Understanding "Passivity" and the Daughter Position', Annual Review of Psychoanalysis, 2004, 32, 45-57. 44. C. Bollas, 'Being a Character', Being a Character: Psychoanalysis and Self-Experience (Routledge, 1997), pp. 47-65. 45. A. Honneth, 'Postmodern Identity and Object-Relations Theory: On the Seeming Obsolescence of Psychoanalysis', Philosophical Explorations, 1999, 3, 225-42. Part 2: Gender and Sexuality 46. S. De Beauvoir, 'Introduction'. The Second Sex (Alfred A. Knopf, 1976), pp. 13-29. 47. L. Irigaray, 'This Sex Which is Not One' [1977], This Sex Which is Not One, trans. C. Porter (Cornell University Press, 1985), pp. 23-33. 48. J. Butler, 'Phantasmatic Identification and the Assumption of Sex' [1993], Bodies that Matter (Routledge, 2011), pp. 58-80. 49. S. Frosh, 'Masculine Mastery and Fantasy, Or the Meaning of the Phallus', in A. Elliott and S. Frosh (eds.), Psychoanalysis in Contexts (Routledge, 1995), pp. 166-87. 50. L. Segal, 'Changing Men: Masculinities in Context', Theory and Society, 1993, 22, 625-42. 51. K. Silverman, 'Masochism and Male Subjectivity', Camera Obscura, 1988, 6, 2, 30-67. 52. J. Weeks, 'The Sexual Citizen', Theory Culture and Society, 1998, 15, 3-4, 35-52. Part 3: Race and Ethnicity 53. N. Glazer, 'Blacks and Ethnic Groups: The Difference and the Political Difference it Makes', Social Problems, 1971, 18, 4, 444-61. 54. H. Bhabha, 'Of Mimicry and Man: The Ambivalence of Colonial Discourse', Discipleship: A Special Issue on Psychoanalysis, 1984, 28, 125-33. 55. G. C. Spivak, 'Can the Subaltern Speak?', in C. Nelson and L. Grossberg (eds.), Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture (Macmillan Education, 1988), pp. 271-313. 56. S. Hall, 'Cultural Identity and Diaspora', Identity: Community, Culture, Difference, 1990, 2, 222-37. 57. P. Ahluwalia, 'When Does a Settler Become a Native? Citizenship and Identity in a Settler Society', Pretexts: Literary and Cultural Studies, 2001, 10, 1, 63-73. 58. R. Brubaker and F. Cooper, 'Beyond "Identity"', Theory and Society, 2000, 29, 1-47. VOLUME IV: IDENTITY TRANSFORMATIONS 59. C. Lasch, 'Introduction: Consumption, Narcissism, and Mass culture', The Minimal Self: Psychic Survival in Troubled Times (Stoddart, 1984), pp. 23-59. 60. A. Giddens, 'The Trajectory of the Self', Modernity and Self-identity: Self and Society in the Late Modern Age (Stanford University Press, 1991). 61. K. Gergen, 'Social Saturation and the Populated Self', The Saturated Self: Dilemmas of Identity in Contemporary Life (Basic Books, 1991), pp. 48-80. 62. A. J. Cascardi, 'The "Disenchantment" of the World', The Subject of Modernity (Cambridge University Press, 1992), pp. 56-65. 63. J. Whitebook, 'Reflections on the Autonomous Individual and the Decentred Subject', American Imago, 1992, 49, 1, 97-116. 64. J. Glass, 'Postmodernism and the Multiplicity of Self', Shattered Selves: Multiple Personality in a Postmodern World (Cornell University Press, 1993), pp.1-27. 65. R. Sennett, 'Drift: How Personal Character is Affected by the New Capitalism', The Corrosion of Character: The Personal Consequences of Work in the New Capitalism (W. W. Norton and Company, 1998), pp. 15-31. 66. N. Rose, 'Governing Enterprising Individuals', Inventing Ourselves: Psychology, Power and Personhood (Cambridge University Press, 1998), pp. 150-68. 67. S. Turkle, 'Cyberspace and Identity', Contemporary Sociology, 1999, 28, 6, 643-8. 68. U. Beck and E. Beck-Gernsheim, 'Losing the Traditional', Individualization: Institutionalized Individualism and its Social and Political Consequences (Sage, 2002), pp. 1-21. 69. M. Castells, 'Communal Heavens: Identity and Meaning in the Network Society', The Power of Identity (Wiley-Blackwell, 2006), pp. 5-12. 70. C. Lemert and A. Elliott, 'The New Individualism: The Emotional Climates of Globalisation', Arena, 2006, 82, 45-8. 71. C. Lury, 'The Experimental Individual', Prosthetic Culture: Photography, Memory and Identity (Routledge, 2004), pp. 7-40. 72. Z. Bauman, 'Introduction: On Living in a Light and Liquid World', Liquid Life (Polity Press, 2005), pp. 1-14. 73. Sebastian Charles, 'Paradoxical Individualism: An Introduction to the Thought of Gilles Lipovetsky', Hypermodern Times (Polity Press, 2005 (originally published in 1988)), pp. 1-27. 74. R. Braidotti, 'Posthuman, All Too Human: Towards a New Process Ontology', Theory, Culture and Society, 2006, 23, 7-8, 197-208. 75. I. Hacking, 'Genetics, Biosocial Groups and the Future of Identity', Daedelus, 2006, 135, 4, 81-95. 76. A. Elliott, 'Miniaturized Mobilities: Transformations in the Storage, Containment and Retrieval of Affect', Psychoanalysis, Culture and Society, 2013, 18, 1, 71-80.

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  • publication date: 09/10/2014
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